KY HB2 | 2021 | 1st Special Sesison


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on September 7 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-09-09 - identical Senate Bill 2 substituted for this bill
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Require visitation in long-term care facilities and residential long-term care facilities to be allowed by family members, legal guardians, outside caregivers, friends, or volunteers who provided regular care and support to the resident prior to the pandemic, who are designated as being important to the mental, physical, or social well-being of a resident in critical situations; require the establishment and operation of COVID-19 antibody administration centers (CAACs) in each Area Development District; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to assist and support distribution of COVID-19 tests; permit paramedics to be employed by a hospital or nursing facility to work as a licensed paramedic in any department of a hospital or nursing facility subject to conditions; require the cabinet to produce public service announcements and develop strategies to urge vaccination; require the cabinet to create a singular form in accordance with federal law for permits to offer and administer COVID-19 vaccinations to patients; promulgate administrative regulations for safe storage of COVID-19 vaccines; develop and initiate a public awareness campaign to talk to doctors about the benefits of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine; amend KRS 205.636 to update conditions for the requirements for temporary COVID-19 personal care attendants to be placed on the Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry; add new sections to KRS Chapter 13A to declare 902 KAR 2:211E and 902 KAR 2:212E null and void; EMERGENCY.

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AN ACT relating to COVID-19 emergency actions and declaring an emergency.



2021-09-09Houseidentical Senate Bill 2 substituted for this bill
2021-09-09Housereturned to the Orders of the Day
2021-09-09HouseCommittee Substitute adopted
2021-09-09House3rd reading
2021-09-09Housefloor amendments (9) and (10) filed to Committee Substitute , floor amendments (6), (7) and (8) filed to Bill
2021-09-09Houseplaced in the Orders of the Day
2021-09-09Housereported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
2021-09-08Housefloor amendments (4) and (5) filed
2021-09-08Houserecommitted to Health & Family Services (H)
2021-09-08House2nd reading
2021-09-07Housefloor amendments (1), (2) and (3) filed
2021-09-07Houseto Rules (H)
2021-09-07Housereported favorably
2021-09-07Houseposting waived
2021-09-07Houseto Health & Family Services (H)
2021-09-07House1st reading
2021-09-07Housetaken from Committee on Committees (H)
2021-09-07Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2021-09-07Houseintroduced in House


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